JOHN J. MAKOWSKI
LEAD LITIGATION AND TRIAL ATTORNEY
John’s experience derives from more than 20 years as a litigator and trial attorney. For 17 years he was with a highly regarded litigation firm in Macon, Georgia, where he acted as lead trial counsel for individuals, municipalities, small businesses, and a number of insurance companies and carriers. In 2015, John founded the Makowski Law Firm and focused on helping the seriously injured.
John developed his practice through years of trial work in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, bodily injury, federal civil rights practice, and general business litigation. His Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent is the highest mark of professional excellence. John's skills are recognized in Georgia's state and federal trial courts, Georgia's appellate courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, where John has successfully argued Fourth and Eighth Amendment civil rights cases.
John earned his B.B.A. in 1990 from the University of Georgia and his J.D. in 1997 from Mercer Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, American Bar Association, and Macon Bar Association.
John grew up in Sandy Springs, spent his college years in Athens, and has called Macon home for more than 20 years. He is married to Lauren and has three children.